The Academy of Criminal Justice Operations program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Law, Public Safety and Security career cluster.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction and the fourth course is comprised of two (2) tracks and is intended to provide flexibility for students in the last year of the Criminal Justice program. Track 1 is a one credit course focused on the Public Service Aide. Track 2 is a one credit course focused on the administrative aspects of the legal system.
The courses offered through the Academy of Agricultural Technologies include:
- 8918010 Criminal Justice Operations 1
- 8918020 Criminal Justice Operations 2
- 8918030 Criminal Justice Operations 3
- 8918040 Criminal Justice Operations 4 (Track 1 or 2)
At this point in time, there is no Industry Certification for the Criminal Justice Program.
CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION STUDENT ORGANIZATION
Florida Public Safety Association is the CTSO associated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Operations. Students have the opportunity to compete at the regional and state level in various events including weapons, crime scene investigation, forensics, and the clearing of buildings.
Students and/or parents interesting in obtaining more information about this program can contact:
Mr. Joshua O'Neal, Instructor
16077 Highway 19 North
Cross City, FL 32628
EDUCATIONAL EQUITY ACT - ADULT & CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION
The School Board of Dixie County is committed to the principle and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action. The School Board of Dixie County complies with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local laws and regulation prohibiting discrimination and/or harassment based on race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, sex, disability, age or marital status or social and family background. Educational opportunities for students, employees and applicants are provided under the principles, equal opportunity and affirmative action. A lack of English Language skills is not a barrier to admission in any program. Dixie District Schools' designee to coordinate compliance with the Educational Equity Act is: Buddy Schofield Cross City, Fl 32628 352.498.6135